Smart Powers Nationwide Workshops For Aspiring Songwriters At PhilPop Bootcamp 2019

The country’s premier songwriting competition is back again to shine the spotlight on the Philippines’ next generation of OPM stars. To kick off this year’s events, Philippine Popular Music Festival (PhilPop), in partnership with Smart Communications, Inc., is headed to Batangas for the first leg of the PhilPop Bootcamp 2019. The four-day workshop for upcoming…

Maine Mendoza Signs With Universal Records

After weeks of anticipation, Maine Mendoza has officially signed a record deal with Universal Records. The contract signing was held at the Universal Records office. Present during the signing were Universal Records General Manager Kathleen Dy-Go, Operations Manager Peter Chan, Business Manager Rams David, and Maine. Hints of Maine’s signing first hit the web after…

Coke Studio Receives Industry Nod For OPM Advocacy

The first season of Coke Studio was recognized for its outstanding contribution in the development of Original Pilipino Music at the recently concluded Asia Pacific Tambuli Awards. The Tambuli Awards is one of the longest-running award giving bodies that recognizes marketing campaign and programs that adhere to the promotion of human good. For changing the…

Noel Cabangon Out With New Album “Sa ‘Yo Lamang” Ready For Traffic Jam

With singer and songwriter Noel Cabangon, you can always expect something new and refreshing. Cabangon has a new album under Universal Records called “Sa ‘Yo Lamang”, a collection of classic inspirational songs and original compositions that delve on renewal and the environment. “Sa ‘Yo Lamang” is his latest addition to his growing list of chart-topping albums such as “Byahe,”…

“MMK” Brings Together OPM Icons For 25th Anniversary Commemorative Album

After chronicling real-life stories of Filipinos for 25 years, “Maalaala Mo Kaya” releases a collection of songs that will give inspiration to Filipinos worldwide via a commemorative album that marks the silver anniversary of Asia’s longest-running drama anthology. The album, called “MMK Life Songs,” features songs that celebrate the most memorable moments in life and…

Celebrities Gather For #weaREFORMar Tribute

It was a heartwarming reunion of the local showbiz industry’s movers and shakers, OPM icons, reigning teen stars and other big-name celebrities who braved the traffic and the scorching summer heat to show their support for Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas. The gathering, dubbed “Artists for Mar,” was held at the MESA restaurant along T. Morato Ave. cor. Sct. Fernandez, Q.C.…

Noel Cabangon Releases Songs About Faith, New Album “Sa ‘Yo Lamang: Papuri at Inspirasyon” Now Available Nationwide

Known for his acoustic songs and socially-relevant lyrics, singer/songwriter Noel Cabangon releases a new album “Sa ‘Yo Lamang: Papuri at Inspirasyon”, an acoustic versions of traditional church hymns and inspirational tracks produced by Universal Records and Jesuits Communications (JesCom). “The idea of coming up with this album is my way of giving back to JesCom…

Dingdong Avanzado Mounts #HitBack 3-Peat at Music Museum

OPM Pop Prince Dingdong Avanzado kicks off the new year with his #Hitback: The 3-Peat solo concert at the Music Museum this coming Saturday, January 23, 8:30 pm. The third leg of his highly-successful #Hitback concert series, the forthcoming show also features the all-male vocal group, Men and Music. Inspired by the unprecedented turnout from…